Department Updates

  1. View the accomplishments for the City's departments during 2023

  1. Abilene Police Department 2023 Accomplishments

    Abilene Police Department - 2023 Accomplishments

    The Police Department increased staffing, approved additional positions, collaborated and solves various cases and investigations, and continued community involvement during 2023. Read on...
  2. Abilene Fire Department 2023 Accomplishments

    Abilene Fire Department - 2023 Accomplishments

    The Fire Department responded to more than 17,000 emergency incidents, procured property for a new fire station, established a water rescue team, and coordinated new hires and promotions during 2023. Read on...
  3. Abilene Public Library 2023 Accomplishments

    Abilene Public Library - 2023 Accomplishments

    The Abilene Public Library introduced new collections, partnered with the United Way of Abilene for the launch of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, opened a new Lactation Lounge, and adopted other programs in 2023. Read on...
  4. Abilene Zoo 2023 Accomplishments

    Abilene Zoo - 2023 Accomplishments

    The Abilene Zoo added new animal tours, acquired new species, saw a significant number of births, and passed a $15 million bond for Zoo improvements to partially fund Phase 1 of the Zoo's master plan during 2023. Read on...
  5. Human Resources Department 2023 Accomplishments

    Human Resources - 2023 Accomplishments

    The Human Resources Department updated the City of Abilene's compensation plan and collaborated with business partners and vendors to provide more benefits tailored to employee needs in 2023. Read on...
  6. Finance Department 2023 Accomplishments

    Finance Department - 2023 Accomplishments

    The Finance Department completed initial implementation of Tyler Munis ERP software, received a Government Finance Officers Association award, and completed other projects in 2023. Read on...
  7. Public Health 2023 Accomplishments

    Public Health - 2023 Accomplishments

    The Public Health Department ... during 2023. Read on...
  8. Public Works 2023 Accomplishments

    Public Works - 2023 Accomplishments

    The Public Health Department ... during 2023. Read on...
  9. Parks & Recreation 2023 Accomplishments

    Parks & Recreation - 2023 Accomplishments

    The Parks & Recreation Department completed and adopted a Master Plan, passed a $24 million bond for two new recreation centers, and completed many other projects and public services in 2023. Read on...
  10. Transportation Services 2023 Accomplishments

    Transportation Services - 2023 Accomplishments

    The Transportation Services Department increased passenger enplanements at Abilene Regional Airport, began on-demand service for CityLink riders, and maintained overall City fleet availability above 97% during 2023. Read on...
  11. Water Department 2023 Accomplishments

    Water Utilities - 2023 Accomplishments

    The Water Utilities Department continued work on and completed many Capital Improvement Projects replaced, inspected, and repaired water mains across the City, and continued to upgrade systems and equipment in 2023. Read on...
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